Genetics

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  1. Book ImageClimbing Mount Improbable

    Richard Dawkins

    A brilliant book celebrating improbability as the engine that drives life, by the acclaimed author of The Selfish Gene and The Blind Watchmaker.More

  2. Book ImageDomesticated: Evolution in a Man-Made World

    Richard C. Francis

    “An essential read for anyone interested in the stories of the animals in our home or on our plate.”—BBC FocusMore

  3. Book ImageEpigenetics: How Environment Shapes Our Genes

    Richard C. Francis

    Goodbye, genetic blueprint. . . . The first book for general readers 
on the game-changing field of epigenetics.More

  4. Book ImageDNA USA: A Genetic Portrait of America

    Bryan Sykes

    Crisscrossing the continent, a renowned geneticist provides a groundbreaking examination of America through its DNA.More

  5. Book ImageThe Wandering Gene and the Indian Princess: Race, Religion, and DNA

    Jeff Wheelwright

    A brilliant and emotionally resonant exploration of science and family history.More

  6. Book ImageDelusions of Gender: How Our Minds, Society, and Neurosexism Create Difference

    Cordelia Fine

    “[Fine’s] sharp tongue is tempered with humor. . . . Read this book and see how complex and fascinating the whole issue is.”—The New York TimesMore

  7. Book ImageSaxons, Vikings, and Celts: The Genetic Roots of Britain and Ireland

    Bryan Sykes

    From the best-selling author of The Seven Daughters of Eve, a perfect book for anyone interested in the genetic history of Britain, Ireland, and America.More

  8. Book ImageAfter Dolly: The Promise and Perils of Cloning

    Roger Highfield, Ian Wilmut

    A brave, moral argument for cloning and its power to fight disease.More

  9. Book ImageAdam's Curse: A Future without Men

    Bryan Sykes

    The inside story of the Y chromosome's fatal flaw, as told by one of the world's leading geneticists.More

  10. Book ImageJacob's Ladder: The History of the Human Genome

    Henry Gee

    What makes us as humans all alike and yet as individuals so different?More

  11. Book ImageThe Psychobiology of Gene Expression: Neuroscience and Neurogenesis in Hypnosis and the Healing Arts

    Ernest L. Rossi

    The new understanding of the relationships between gene expression and human experience emerging from the Human Genome Project is setting the stage for a profound expansion of our understanding of life.More

  12. Book ImageThe Seven Daughters of Eve: The Science That Reveals Our Genetic Ancestry

    Bryan Sykes

    The national bestseller that reveals how we are descended from seven prehistoric women.More

  13. Book ImageRosalind Franklin and DNA

    Anne Sayre

    Rosalind Franklin's research was central to the discovery of the double-helix structure of DNA. She never received the credit she was due during her lifetime.
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  14. Book ImageClones and Clones: Facts and Fantasies About Human Cloning

    Martha C. Nussbaum, Cass R. Sunstein

    "These two dozen essays by experts ranging from Stephen Jay Gould to Andrea Dworkin are an excellent guide to the post-Dolly world." --Chicago Tribune, Choice Selections of 1998More

  15. Book ImageGenetic Maps and Human Imaginations: The Limits of Science in Understanding Who We Are

    Barbara Katz Rothman

    The new genetics and race, illness, and procreation.More

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